Arcana Rising: An Urban Fantasy Roleplaying Game

A project in Hoquiam, WA by Bedroom Wall Press

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Magic has awakened, and new heroes must face the return of magic and monsters. Powered by Hulks and Horrors.
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Funded: $1,681 of $1,000
Dates: Apr 23rd -> May 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Bedroom Wall Press
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Latest News

150% reached! Plus: Final Class Update, the Forestwalker.

May 19th - via:
At last, we've hit our first stretch goal, which means that now joining the team will be Sam Drost, the layout and graphic designer who's assisted me in several of my past projects. Sam designed that striking logo for Hulks and Horrors, as well as... (Read More)

Class Profile: The Champion

May 18th - via:
Where the Cleric turns their faith towards the invoking of miracles through prayer, the Champion's faith brings forth a more martial note. Champions are those with who swear themselves by their faith and a commitment to justice, the protection of the... (Read More)

Class Profile: The Cleric

May 17th - via:
There is power in faith, real power. While us mortals remain a conflicting mass of guesses as to who is behind it or how it works or if it is even real and not simply the result of personal will, whatever the result, a select few of those who... (Read More)

Class Profile: The Wizard

May 16th - via:
The world of Arcana Rising is, as the title suggests, one in which the arcane forces are once again rising in influence, and perhaps at the center of this are the wizards: those with the innate talent and will to channel the resurgent power of magic... (Read More)

Class Profile: The Rogue

May 15th - via:
The Rogue brings one of the classics straight over to the modern world, with a touch of flavor borrowed from classic characters like Indiana Jones and Lara Croft. Rogues are treasure hunters with a flair for stealth, trickery, and ancient lore.  In... (Read More)

Class Profile: The Gladiator

May 14th - via:
Our next class for profiling is the Gladiator, the melee mastering cousin to the Gunfighter. Gladiators are the name taken for those who have continued to dedicate themselves to the old martial arts, of sword and axe and shield, long after the... (Read More)

Progress Report, and Class Profile #1: Gunfighter

May 12th - via:
Hey folks! I've been wrestling with computer issues for much of the last week, but in between that, and my duties to Hulks and Horrors, I've finished chapter 3 of the book, putting a wrap on the prototype of the game's job system.   As this last 10... (Read More)

Press Coverage for Arcana Rising!

May 7th - via:
Hey folks. John's been on the horn doing interviews this week, and first up for a quickie, here's a podcast interview with Roll for News! Next up, for a longer read, last night he did a full 2 hours of Q&A... (Read More)

On Art

May 4th - via:
I bring further exciting news on the stretch goal front. The initial plan for Arcana Rising's starting budget is in line with our previous books at BWP: un-illustrated text, in digest format and single column, a bit like the old Traveller books that... (Read More)

We've done it folks!

April 29th - via:
104%!  That's a hell of a great thing to wake up to in the morning! With that, Arcana Rising is officially past our target, and that means it's time to talk stretch goals. First up at $1,500 is getting a layout guy. And I say that not to be sexist,... (Read More)

On Skills

April 25th - via:
I want to start doing updates to talk about different aspects of the game as I work on them and to give people a deeper picture of what Arcana Rising. Since the skill system is also what I'm working on in the development this week, I'll be talking a... (Read More)

Check out BWP's previous games for free!

April 23rd - via:
For those who want to take a look at what John and BWP are capable of, the following special discount links will take you to DriveThruRPG, where you can download the digital versions of our games for free while the Kickstarter is running! Heaven's... (Read More)

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